Chelsea trio subject of Spanish acquisition?

Nemanja Matic is reportedly one of three Chelsea players interesting Barcelona

Nemanja Matic is reportedly one of three Chelsea players interesting Barcelona

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Friday’s football stories from at home and abroad

The Sun: Barcelona have sent their scporting director and scout to watch Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso, Cesar Azpilicueta and Nemanja Matic.

The Times: Blues defender John Terry would consider joining another Premier League club after turning down January moves to Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion.

Daily Telegraph: Chelsea are confident of agreeing a new deal with manager Antonio Conte but could delay any announcement until the Premier League title race is over.

Daily Express: Napoli winger Dries Mertens met Manchester United representatives earlier this week to discuss a potential move.

Daily Star: United are set to miss out on Paris St Germain midfielder Marco Verratti.

The Sun: West Ham United are looking to sign Manchester City defender Bacary Sagna on a free transfer.

The Independent: Steven Gerrard has met FA officials to discuss combining an England coaching position with his role at Liverpool.

Daily Star: Liverpool are interested in Real Madrid’s Brazilian full-back Danilo.